SHANGHAI, CHINA, 2018-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Delta Hotels, part of Marriott International, Inc., today announced the official grand opening of the 339-room Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai Baoshan in China, marking the inaugural entry of the premium North American hotel brand into the booming Asia-Pacific market, and crowning a stellar year of rapid growth for the brand, which expects to expand its global portfolio to 66 properties worldwide by the end of 2018.
“We are very excited to introduce the first Delta Hotels by Marriott to the Asia Pacific region,” said Mike Fulkerson, Vice President, Brand & Marketing, Asia Pacific at Marriott International. “Delta Hotels is a premium brand with a clear brand ethos of ‘Simple Made Perfect’. The Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai Boshan delivers on this promise by providing a full complement of streamlined services in a simple, straightforward way. The hotel delivers key essentials in a manner that makes travel seamless and always enjoyable for our guests.”
The new Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai Baoshan is owned and managed by Shanghai Baolian Real Estate Co., Ltd. The building, with its striking Georgian-inspired façade, is strategically located close to downtown Shanghai in the city’s waterfront Baoshan district, at the mouth of the Huangpu River. The hotel is a five-minute drive from the futuristic Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal, which has the capacity to handle 3.6 million cruise passengers every year.
Focusing on truly meaningful elements that provide its guests with a memorable and frictionless journey, Delta Hotels delivers a fresh new lodging alternative in Baoshan area. The hotel features 339 elegantly appointed, high-ceilinged guest rooms and suites, each curated to intuitively meet the needs of discerning travelers, featuring 55-inch flatscreen LCD tvs, air purifiers, capsule coffee machines and premium bath amenities.
Dining options at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai Baoshan range from casual American style at the Lotus All Day Dining Restaurant to grilled steaks at The Kitchen and sophisticated fine dining at TRU, the hotel’s Chinese restaurant which specializes in authentic Cantonese cuisine. Guests can also enjoy freshly baked pastries and refreshing drinks all day at the Lobby Lounge, while the sleek DWB bar is the perfect setting for business or pleasure over signature Delta Hotels cocktails. The hotel also boasts a stunning pillarless Grand Ballroom, equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment to cater for corporate events, meetings and other occasions.
Delta Hotels became a part of the Marriott International two years ago and has since become one of the fastest-growing brands in the Marriott portfolio, with a Delta hotel opening every other week.
With Delta Hotels part of the Marriott International portfolio of hotels, guests at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Shanghai Baoshan can access the award-winning Marriott Rewards® loyalty program and link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® programs to earn and redeem points at any of over 4,600 other participating hotels in 92 countries and territories.
Guests can also access more digital features through the Marriott Mobile app when they book direct, including mobile check-in and checkout, keyless entry and Mobile Requests to make their travel experience seamless. Marriott Rewards members will also earn points for their stay at Delta Hotels, and can redeem for hotel stays across the Marriott Rewards portfolio of brands.
To learn more about Delta Hotels, please visit http://deltahotels.marriott.com/
About Delta Hotels by Marriott
One of North America’s leading four-star brands, Delta Hotels by Marriott, with more than 40 locations in gateway cities across the US and Canada, was acquired by Marriott International in 2015. Delta’s distinct style of simple made perfect provides guests with exactly what they need for a seamless travel experience. The brand’s invitingly familiar rooms, free Wi-Fi and convenient dining options, offer travelers a comfortable and stylish place to stay. Delta Hotels and Resorts is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Marriott Rewards® which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®. Members can now link accounts with Starwood Preferred Guest® at members.marriott.com for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer. For more information or reservations visit www.marriott.com. Stay connected to Delta Hotels on Facebook, @DeltaHotelsLtd on Twitter and @deltahotels on Instagram.
Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) is the world’s largest hotel company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with over 6,400 properties in more than 126 countries and territories. Marriott operates and franchises hotels and licenses vacation ownership resorts under 30 leading hotel brands. The company also operates award-winning loyalty programs: Marriott Rewards®, which includes The Ritz-Carlton Rewards®, and Starwood Preferred Guest®. For more information, please visit our website at www.marriott.com, and for the latest company news, visit www.marriottnewscenter.com and @MarriottIntl.
Note on Forward-Looking Statements: The expectation that Delta Hotels will reach 66 properties worldwide by the end of 2018 is a “forward-looking statement” within the meaning of U.S. federal securities laws, not a historical fact, and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including supply and demand changes for hotel rooms; competitive conditions in the lodging industry; relationships with clients and property owners; the availability of capital to finance hotel growth; and other risk factors identified in Marriott International, Inc.’s most recent quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; any of which could cause actual number of open Delta Hotels by the end of 2018 to be different. This statement is made as of November 20, 2017, and we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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